Power - Automation, Controls

NFPA 99: Electrical changes to the 2015 edition

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code (2015 edition) covers a broad range of criteria for health... » more

Motor control center

FlashGard motor control center is an arc-resistant version and is designed to prevent an arc flash... » more

Adaptive reuse: Much more than historic preservation

Repurposing old buildings for retail, restaurants, and housing is more than cost-effective. In many... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 20-26: 40 Under 40, Product of the Year, inverter duty, more

Articles about 40 Under 40, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, inverter duty, HVAC: cooling... » more

Mobile diesel generator

Cat XQ60 mobile diesel generator set is rated at 60 kVA for prime operation and meets Tier 4 Final... » more

Lighting control basics: occupancy and vacancy sensors explained

Occupancy sensors have been around for decades and, when used correctly, can be a highly efficient... » more

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: June 24

This week Morrissey Goodale reported one deal in the United States and three international deals... » more

Multifunction control valves

CF multifunction control valves serve as a replacement for conventional mechanical,... » more

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Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

Lighting webcast: LED specifications

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Register for this education session on July 28 to learn more about specifying LEDs.

Your questions answered: Designing for Minimum Flow With VFD Operation

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio tackled unanswered questions from the June 14, 2016, webcast on minimum flow considerations when using variable frequency drives (VFDs). » more

Webcast: Designing for Minimum Flow with VFD Operation

When we enter the world of variable speed pumping, we must remember that all centrifugal pumps have some minimum allowable speed and flow rates. Register for this webcast on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

Your questions answered: What is inverter duty anyway?

Questions not addressed during the May 24 webcast “What is Inverter Duty Anyway?” are answered here.  » more

2013 Electrical & Power Study

This 2013 study was conducted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer in April and May to evaluate customer awareness, usage of, and preference for suppliers of various types of electrical and power products and systems.

Cut the Copper Blog

Still more on ‘cutting the copper’

One evening, an easy method to scale back on the amount of copper we... » more

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Critical power webcast: Selective coordination

Selective coordination is a means of localizing...

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